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Violin/Fiddle

John Draganov
Teacher
John is a robotics engineer by day and a multi-instrumentalist outside of business hours. He began his classical training in violin and piano at the National Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria, and later studied briefly under Emil Chudnovsky in DC. John teaches students of all ages (6+) both online and in person, and is able to teach in English, Spanish, French, and Bulgarian (with some Russian).
Mari Carlson
Teacher
A Rockville native, Mari Carlson has been playing violin since she was only three years old. She plays with folk bands and in classical settings, including the Maple Ridge Bluegrass band, MOB gypsy jazz and folk duo, Girl Love Rock Band, Perdondosi quartet (viola), Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra, and the Chippewa Valley Symphony.
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Noah Bowman
Teacher
Noah is a multi-instrumentalist musician with deep roots in the old-time tradition. He’s known for his unique fiddle interpretations and great facility with clawhammer banjo and old-time guitar...
Marta Samuel Portrait
Marta Samuel
Teacher
Meet our violin, viola, and piano teacher, Marta Samuel! Her performance experience includes solo concerts, chamber groups, and symphony orchestras....
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Jonathan Vocke
Teacher
His rich knowledge of old-time and bluegrass tunes will add to the repertoire of any aspiring bluegrass or old-time player. Jonathan teaches guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin and ukulele....